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A volleyball tournament was held in the tent camp of the joint grouping of forces of the SCO member states, which was deployed as part of the Peace Mission 2021 exercise at the Donguz training ground in the Orenburg region.

The command of the Russian Armed Forces was represented by servicemen of the 2nd Combined Arms Army of the Central Military District. In the final, they won the team of the Armed Forces of Tajikistan in four sets. The third place was taken by the team of the Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan. Representatives of Belarus, Uzbekistan and Pakistan also took part in the competition.

The exercise of the armed forces of the SCO countries has been held in the Orenburg region since September 20, for the first time a military contingent from Belarus takes part in it.

Fulfillment of combat training tasks during the exercise is carried out taking into account the development of the military-political situation in the Central Asian region. The units will work out ways to counter new tactics used by international terrorist organizations, to combat unmanned aerial vehicles, and to prevent terrorist attacks using chemical and biological weapons.

According to the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, a characteristic feature of the exercise will be its holding in the twentieth anniversary of the establishment of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, in which the military contingents of 9 states will take part, the military contingent of the Republic of Belarus is taking part for the first time. The participants in a united formation, shoulder to shoulder, will demonstrate their readiness for joint actions to defeat large bandit formations and neutralize terrorist threats. In the course of exercises created by the joint control system, we are testing new methods of joint combat operations, taking into account the development of modern weapons and tactics of terrorist detachments.

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